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This is a free podcast from ChinesePod that helps you understand what's going on in China and Taiwan right now. Along the way you will learn practical Chinese words and expressions to talk about all the latest news, events, and trends with your colleagues, friends and family.

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    • Education
    • 2.9 • 9 Ratings

This is a free podcast from ChinesePod that helps you understand what's going on in China and Taiwan right now. Along the way you will learn practical Chinese words and expressions to talk about all the latest news, events, and trends with your colleagues, friends and family.

    Taiwan Elections and Organ Donation

    Taiwan Elections and Organ Donation

    In today's show, we are going to talk about the elections in Taiwan and some culture difference between east and west regarding organ donation.

    APEC Blue and Shopping Festival

    APEC Blue and Shopping Festival

    Now in China, APEC and Double 11 Festival just made this November to be a very busy month for politicians and shopaholics, both are changing people's life as well. Tune in today's show and find out more.

    Taiwanese National Day, Hong Kong and Ebola

    Taiwanese National Day, Hong Kong and Ebola

    Today we talk about 双十节 shuāng shí jiē, the day that commenmorates the founding of the Republic of China in 1911. Don't miss the show as our hosts from both sides of the straits get into some fascinating discussion about the history and relatio

    • 30 min
    A High Profile Couple's Romance and Chinese Views on Divorce and Dating a Younger Man

    A High Profile Couple's Romance and Chinese Views on Divorce and Dating a Younger Man

    Chinese entertainment royalties Faye Wong and Nicholas Tse had been making news ever since they first started dating more than 10 years ago. Both highly accomplished in their own right, their relationship was also highly controversial because of the 10-year age difference (she's older). After breaking up and each getting married and later divorced respectively, they recently rekindled their romance which gathered even more attention. This week we talk about how their relationship reflected Chinese views on divorce, life after divorce and women dating younger men.

    • 34 min
    Healthcare in China

    Healthcare in China

    This week we look at healthcare in China, everything from the strained and highly emotionally charged relationship between doctors and patients to healthcare innovation in mobile technology to the use of TCM in China.

    • 42 min
    Alibaba's IPO and China's Obsession with Apple

    Alibaba's IPO and China's Obsession with Apple

    This week Jenny and Fiona talk about the recent Alibaba IPO, China's obsession with Apple products and a few web services you need to know in China. 
    Here's a list of key words used in the show:  

    科技 kē jì : technology
    网络公司 wǎng luò g

    • 33 min

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